Tyler Gibson's Projects!

fabrication

A 5-posts collection

Building a better portable bike rack

This summer I ended up in the middle of the desert with about a hundred thousand other people. I was fortunate to join a camp filled with an amazing group of people. My contribution was to...

Pac-Man arcade cabinet restoration - phase 1

This project started back in February 2003 when I had the opportunity to purchase an aging arcade cabinet from a co-worker. I was told it was a Super Mario Brothers standup that was still operable, but...

Arcade cabinet metal paneled joysticks

Most people opt for wood as their control panel material of choice. However on my PacMan cabinet, as well as many other original arcade machines, the control panel is constructed of a single piece of steel....

Build your own USB control panel

One of the toughest decisions I had to make in building my arcade cabinet was how to handle the control panel input. There are tons of different options, from using an ipac to hacking up an...

Pac-Man arcade cabinet restoration - phase 2

During summer break from university, I had access to more equipment and plenty of time to see all the flaws in the cabinet from phase 1. First thing on the list was to see how much...